Hearing Will Highlight Port Security Efforts & Challenges

Monday, March 25, 2002
The U.S. House Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee will hold a field hearing in New Jersey on March 26 to examine security efforts implemented in the Port of New York and New Jersey, and to investigate ways to further enhance ports and waterways security around the nation. The Congressional hearing is scheduled for: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 at 10: 00 a.m. in the Port Newark-Elizabeth General Office Building (GOB), 1st Floor, Cafeteria, 1210 Corbin St., Elizabeth, NJ. “This hearing will give the Subcommittee another opportunity to hear from those involved in our ports about the specific security challenges facing these critical facilities,” said Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee. “It is important that we continue to exercise our oversight responsibility to keep up with threats to the maritime industry and this hearing will help us do just that.”

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